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Extraordinary Birds: Essays and Plates of Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library
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Extraordinary Birds: Essays and Plates of Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library

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Multiple copy pack 144 Pages / Published: 05/09/2013
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This title includes illustrated ornithological monographs from the museum's rare book collections. Extraordinary Birds follows the success of Natural Histories and is the next compendium in this well-received series that marries art and thought-provoking science. American Museum of Natural History ornithologist Paul Sweet takes readers on a migratory journey across the globe, introducing them to unique and exquisite birds, as well as to groundbreaking avian studies from the past 500 years. Featuring 40 frameable prints and an equal number of fascinating, in-depth essays, this stunning collection gives bird lovers a precious look at illustrated ornithological monographs from the museum's rare book collections.

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co Inc
ISBN: 9781454906599
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 1569 g
Dimensions: 304 x 228 x 39 mm


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Praise for "Natural Histories" ."..a truly stunning collection of rare prints covering a litany of topics. [Readers will] quickly find themselves sucked into this fantastically assembled and informative work . . . this gem of a book is one of the best in its class." --"Publishers Weekly" (starred review)."..this collection from the AMNH is sure to please. It presents rare essays and artwork about the natural sciences along with a selection of prints for display." --"TIME" magazine

Praise for "Natural Histories" ..".a truly stunning collection of rare prints covering a litany of topics. [Readers will] quickly find themselves sucked into this fantastically assembled and informative work . . . this gem of a book is one of the best in its class. "Publishers Weekly" (starred review)..".this collection from the AMNH is sure to please. It presents rare essays and artwork about the natural sciences along with a selection of prints for display." "TIME" magazine
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Praise for Natural Histories ..".a truly stunning collection of rare prints covering a litany of topics. [Readers will] quickly find themselves sucked into this fantastically assembled and informative work . . . this gem of a book is one of the best in its class." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)..".this collection from the AMNH is sure to please. It presents rare essays and artwork about the natural sciences along with a selection of prints for display." --TIME magazine

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